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Fishing report: Fall anglers have sights on silvers, rainbows, steelhead

While anglers should be cautious with rising water on the Kenai River from the release of the Snow Glacier-dammed lake, the event does come with a silver lining: the pulse of water will raise what have been lower than average water...
Glacial dam release affects peninsula rivers

The release of a glacial dam at Snow Glacier Dammed Lake is causing water levels to rise in connecting rivers.Snow Glacier Dammed Lake is located east of Moose Pass at the headwaters of...
Flood watch issued for Kenai River

...things close to the shoreline, it would be a good idea to bring them back."When the natural glacial dam at Snow Glacier Dammed Lake near Seward began releasing last weekend, as it does every two years or so in the fall, water levels began rising...
Residents in low-lying areas should stay alert

...Primrose Campground, and the Trail River near Moose Pass. Rain earlier in the week prompted the warning; the Snow Glacier Dammed Lake had not released as of this writing. Those who live in flood-prone areas know there s a risk involved, but being...
Put up your docks instead of your dukes

...added Yaeger. Snow Glacier-Dammed Lake generally releases every...Larry will be talking about glacier-dammed lakes and their cycles of filling...focus on the Skilak and Snow Glacier-Dammed Lakes. For more information call...
Snow Glacier dam releases

...Hydrologists predicted the Snow Glacier-dammed lake wouldn't release until next...absorb the water from the glacier-dammed lake. "It's going to be a substantial...that happened when the Skilak Glacier-dammed lake released was caused by ice...
Flood advisory in effect

...are something he's watched most of his life. Other than last year's flooding event that occurred when Skilak glacier-dammed lake drained, Hanes said the last significant flood happened in the early 1990s. He said he knew people with trailer...
Residents assess ice, flood damage

...several new friends Saturday helping flood victims in the Big Eddy area of Soldotna. Ice jams and the draining of a glacier-dammed lake in the Kenai Mountains have caused water in the Kenai River to rise and spill over into low-lying areas, especially...
Ice jams cause Soldotna flooding

...a concern Thursday as water draining from Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake made its way into the lower Kenai River. The lake...Keys during Friday night, which suggests the Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake is done draining. River water levels...
Ice jam stuck at Soldotna bridge

...people down there, that makes you nervous,? she said. The National Weather Service reports that the Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake has emptied, and water levels in the lower Kenai River will recede this week. But flood danger remains as...


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